Workshop the Hacker Mindset

It is very important that developers and general IT staffing understand how hackers think and what techniques and vulnerabilities they use to attack applications, platforms or infrastructures.

During the Hacker Mindset Workshop there will be a technical session in which you can attempt to attack a vulnerable application with the guidance from the trainers. We will provide you with practical and instructive tips to achieve the goals set out during the session. Join this workshop during the Black Hat Sessions to better understand the approach of an attacker and gain knowledge about technical vulnerabilities.

Intended Audience

This training is suitable for:

  • Developers

  • General IT staff

  • Security management staff

Required skills and expertise

This course is designed to benefit general staff that works with web applications and infrastructure within their respected company. Basic understanding of common computing & networking technologies is required. Furthermore, familiarity with Linux (Kali) is recommended.

Learning objectives

  • Learn basic tools that are used by pen testers for investigations

  • Learn how to think like a hacker

  • Understand the difference between a black hat hacker and an ethical hacker